Could you lead us?
The Centre has ambitious plans and so is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to push forward the aims of the Trustees.
The role provides an excellent opportunity for a strong leader who believes in the benefit that the natural world can provide to a wide range of people; while leading on the strategic development of The Ecology Centre, as well as managing the organisation on a day to day basis.
We are looking for a leader who has an understanding of the third sector, along with a strong commercial focus, so as to balance both our charitable and enterprise aims. An interest in the environment would be essential in order to understand the Centre’s work and to identify with what we aim to achieve.
In return, a generous remuneration package is offered to the right person, which includes 35 days holiday per year (of which 2 weeks at Christmas and New Year when the Centre is closed). After two years an extra day’s holiday is given for each additional year worked, up to a maximum of 5 extra days. The government’s auto enrolment pension scheme is in place.
Keep Scotland Beautiful is seeking a Chief Executive to lead the organisation in delivering our strategy to make Scotland a cleaner, greener place to live, work and visit.
This is a demanding and exciting opportunity to lead a first-class environmental charity during a crucial time for the organisation with the environmental challenges faced in Scotland and across the world, as such we require a highly effective leader.
Are you interested in International Development, Global Citizenship and Fair Trade?
We educate and enable people in the North East of Scotland to take action to create a fairer world and we need trustees!
We are part of a vibrant, confident, voluntary sector. Apart from our overarching value of global justice, we are committed to transparency, diversity and inclusion.
Founded over 30 years ago as the Third World Centre, running the first solely Fairtrade retail outlet in the Kirk of St Nicholas, our activities grew as we led the Aberdeen Fairtrade City campaign, achieving Fair Trade status for the city in 2004. Alongside this work we established the Montgomery Development Education Centre (MDEC), offering training, support and resources for global citizenship education.
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In all of this work, we focus on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, which aim to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice and fix climate change by 2030.
We receive funding from the Scottish Government and DfID/British Council for our education work and have four part-time salaried staff, supported by other staff and volunteers.
We welcome interest from potential new trustees – anyone with commitment and enthusiasm for creating a fairer world, but particularly at the present time those with some experience in governance/legal compliance or in Human Resources and/or an interest in future chairing responsibilities.
Our Trustees manage the work of AFW, which is a SCIO. Currently we have nine trustees, but really do need more! We hold Board meetings every six weeks or so (on a weekday, usually 5pm – 7pm).
Opportunities for volunteers: Even if you can’t commit to becoming a trustee, we appreciate many forms of volunteer help in our activities. We have projects in the office and off-campus that always welcome outside help.
This is a unique opportunity to enhance your CV while doing worthwhile work as a member of the world’s leading independent conservation organisation.
At WWF Scotland we are looking to recruit two interns to help coordinate our partnerships and outreach work for Earth Hour 2020. WWF’s Earth Hour focuses the world’s attention on our brilliant planet and how to protect it. It’s a unique annual event, whereby hundreds of millions of people come together on the same night, all across the world. This coming year Earth Hour 2020 falls on Saturday 28 March 2020. The campaign engages the mass public to create a positive force for change and aims to keep climate change and environmental issues on the media agenda.
Join us and you will develop the Earth Hour 2020 strategy and delivery plan. This will include developing toolkits and other resources for key audiences including local authorities, businesses, public bodies, landmarks and individuals. You will support engagement with existing and potential partners and stakeholders, such as local authorities, businesses, MSPS and community groups. You will also assist with partner’s PR, press, digital and social media activity as well as help coordinate events and carry out general team admin. Important will be the ability to contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of Earth Hour 2020 too.
As an intern with WWF Scotland we will look to develop your skills in project management, partnerships and community engagement, as well as offer the chance to gain experience working with a leading global NGO.
We would expect you to demonstrate interest in or experience of campaigning or community outreach, particularly on climate, food or environmental issues. Good at building relationships you will have experience of working with external stakeholders too. Highly organised, you will possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable producing content for diverse audiences across web, email and social channels. Good at problem solving you will be flexible to work occasional evenings and weekends including Saturday 28 March 2020. You will also be able to show an enthusiasm for our mission and values. Knowledge of Scotland and its institutions, political structures, culture and environment would be an advantage.
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.
At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
This is an exciting opportunity to join SCVO’s Information Service team and work in a role with specific responsibility for SCVO’s Funding Scotland resource; supporting voluntary sector organisations and individuals to identify and target relevant funders, and access up to date information on vital funding opportunities. The role will also involve responding to enquiries and providing specialist information and guidance to third sector organisations. If you have experience of working (or volunteering) in the voluntary sector, an understanding of voluntary sector topical issues and knowledge of the funding landscape, we’d like to hear from you!
We're a not-for-private-profit social enterprise food business which helps build more sustainable local food systems which are better for society and our environment.We currently run a large grocery store at 349 Victoria Road on the south-side of Glasgow, grow fruit and vegetables across four sites in and around Glasgow, and provide veg boxes to around 1200 households per week. We also help new growers get stated through our Grow the Growers programme and help those facing food poverty through our Good Food Fund. Over the last 18 months we have undergone very fast growth which has seen our turnover triple to £2.6 million and our employee headcount reach around 55.
About this role and what we’re looking for:
We’re looking for someone with experience of managing personnel and HR to join our team. This is the first time we have recruited for such a role following a dramatic level of growth over last 18 months. Coming into a new role it is essential that the successful applicant has the skills required to set up new systems as well as use their own initiative to improve and adapt processes already in place.
A Job Description is available for download below.
We are also recruiting for a Finance Coordinator – you may wish to apply for both to create a full time post.
We're a not-for-private-profit social enterprise food business which helps build more sustainable local food systems which are better for society and our environment. We currently run a large grocery store at 349 Victoria Road on the south-side of Glasgow, grow fruit and vegetables across four sites in and around Glasgow, and provide veg boxes to around 1200 households per week. We also help new growers get stated through our Grow the Growers programme and help those facing food poverty through our Good Food Fund. Over the last 18 months we have undergone very fast growth which has seen our turnover triple to £2.6 million and our employee headcount reach around 55.
About this role and what we’re looking for:
We’re looking for someone with experience of managing finance to join our team. This is the first time we have recruited for such a role following a dramatic level of growth over last 18 months. Coming into a new role it is essential that the successful applicant has the skills required to set up new systems as well as use their own initiative to improve and adapt processes already in place.
A Job Description is available for download below.
We are also recruiting for a Personnel Coordinator– you may wish to apply for both to create a full time post.
Living Streets wants to create a walking nation, where everybody has the chance to gain from the health and social benefits this simple act can bring. Living Streets manages innovative national projects, working with schools, communities and workplaces to encourage more people to walk short journeys.
WOW, our year-round walk to school challenge, is perhaps the most notable, capturing the imagination of children in over 3,000 schools. We work with local authorities to help them improve streets and neighbourhoods. And with our supporters we campaign for positive change and public policies that enliven our streets. Join us and together we will create a walking nation.
We’re looking for a creative and confident communications professional to join our dynamic Policy and Communications team at Living Streets, based in Scotland. As part of the team, you’ll play a key role in helping us strengthen the voice for walking and ensuring our message is heard in Scotland. You will be a member of the Policy and Communications department and work day-to-day with the Living Streets Scotland team.
To excel in this role, you’ll need to be organised, collaborative and resourceful and have a good understanding of a variety of communications channels specific to Scotland and Wales. You’ll work closely with our wider policy and communications, project delivery and commercial teams and play a central role in communicating the impact we’re having in our work throughout Scotland. Your role will involve ensuring all our communications in Scotland is on brand and our impact is reflected in the Scottish media. You will also help to raise our profile throughout Scotland via smaller, targeted communications projects and wider stakeholder engagement.
Living Streets is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk; and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to background and criminal records checks as relevant to the job role.
Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change, social justice and community development. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet.
We lead the ‘Cosy Kingdom’ partnership of organisations who deliver energy and fuel poverty advice services for householders across Fife – including community engagement on energy efficiency and micro-renewables, and advice on tariffs and switching. The service helps people stay warm while spending a lower proportion of their income on fuel, and develops skills and confidence for participants to take more control of their energy use and bills.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced female energy advisor to join our team. Our team of Energy Advisors deliver energy advice work in Mid and West Fife, making home energy advice visits, delivering talks and workshops on saving energy, and attending events to raise the profile of the service. We are looking to appoint a female candidate based on exemption under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 - Occupational Requirements. The successful candidate will work with a wide range of people including some vulnerable women whose circumstances require us to provide a female advisor.
You will have excellent communication skills, an ability to communicate with a broad range of people, and a genuine desire to tackle fuel poverty and help our community go greener. You will be motivated, have excellent organisational skills, work well on your own initiative and as part of a team, and be flexible to adapt to the needs of the project.
We are looking to recruit a Programme Co-ordinator based in our Island Centre on Iona.
The Programme Coordinator will be responsible for the effective planning and delivery of creative programme events and activities which meet the needs of guests and visitors, in line with the Iona Community’s Purpose, work and concerns. A member of the resident staff group, the post holder will work with colleagues on Iona and in Glasgow to plan a yearly programme which is an exciting, , relevant and inclusive experience for all those coming to stay in, or visit, the Abbey Centre.
The programme will meet the needs of those coming to the Abbey, of all ages, and will include creative and arts based activities; reflective spaces; activities exploring the local environment and expressing the Community’s commitment to environmental justice; discussions and workshops. Developing and coordinating a team of programme volunteers and workshop facilitators, the post holder will ensure activities and sessions are well planned and delivered, and inspire participants to take their learning into the wider world, empowering them to work for peace and justice.
The Iona Community is an international, ecumenical Christian movement of over 2000 people working for peace and justice, rebuilding of community and the renewal of worship. As a movement, community and charitable organisation we pursue our Purpose through the activity of our members where they live and work and through our centres in Glasgow and on the Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona.
Following a £3.7million capital appeal, and a period of major refurbishment, we are re-opening our newly improved Iona Abbey Centre to guests in early June 2020, alongside our renovated Community Shop and Welcome Centre. An exciting Strategic Plan has been developed, refreshing the Centre as a place of hospitality, spiritual renewal and learning, for people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures, inspiring them to commit to action for justice and peace within their communities and throughout the world